On Thursday October 29, 2020 in the early morning hours the Franklin Police responded to a 911 call reporting a male party who had suffered a gunshot on Elwood Road.
Initial officers rendered first aid to the victim along with paramedics from the Franklin Fire Department. The victim was transported to Milford Regional Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Deandre Akeem Scott, age 26, of Attleboro.
Franklin Police detectives, along with detectives from the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Norfolk County District Attorney’s office are actively investigating and processing the scene at this time.
Chief of Police Thomas J. Lynch stated, “we do not believe there is any danger to the public, and that the suspect or suspects, knew each other.” Lynch continued “this is the first incident of this type in Franklin since 1997. Franklin remains a safe community, and the public should have no worries in sending their children to school today.”
Due to the ongoing active investigation no further details will be released at this time. Franklin Police will update when it is appropriate to do so.
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